What ‘Drought’ Actually Means (!)

The UK Government’s understanding of the word ‘Drought’…

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What drought actually means;
drought
draʊt/
noun
noun: drought; plural noun: droughts
  1. a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water.
    “the cause of Europe’s recent droughts”
    synonyms: dry spell, dry period, lack of rain, shortage of water;

a prolonged absence of something specified.
“he ended a five-game goal drought”
archaic
thirst.
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~ SJ (Sara Jae)